Tag Archives: Hugh Masekela

Saturday Open Thread | Old School Weekend

Grazing In The Grass

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Hugh Masekela, Father Of South African Jazz, Dies At 78

#RIPHughMasekela  💔💔💔 Thank you for the music Hugh Masekela, the legendary South African jazz musician who recorded more than 40 solo albums and collaborated with artists ranging from Harry Belafonte to Paul Simon, has died at 78 after a protracted battle … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Hugh Masekela

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Thursday Open Thread | Original Music & Covers

Hope you’re enjoying this trek down memory lane. CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ “California Dreamin’” is a song written by John Phillips and Michelle Phillips and first recorded by The Mamas & the Papas, released as a single in 1965. The song is … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Hugh Ramopolo Masekela (born April 4, 1939) is a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. He is the father of American television host Sal Masekela. Masekela was born in Kwa-Guqa Township, Witbank, South Africa. He began singing and … Continue reading

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